| Apr 25, 2015
| 5:25 PM
When Adebayo Akinfenwa was growing up in central London, he dreamed of playing professional soccer.
Problem was he never stopped growing, eventually developing a body the same size and shape of a Coke machine. But he refused to let his body outgrow...
| May 13, 2015
Downtown boho clothing and accessories head uptown for a glamorous, carefree vibe this summer at Deborah James boutique at Royal Palm Place, 402 Via De Palmas, in Boca Raton. The shop offers earthy tunics, vibrant maxi dresses and statement necklaces,...
| May 11, 2015
| 9:13 AM
The hats were fabulous. They had to be to match the women who turned out to support the Northeast Connecticut Women and Girls' Fund 'Sassy Chapeau Fashion Show.' Held at the Raceway Restaurant in Thompson on May 9, the show featured models representing...
| Apr 12, 2015
Men are allowed to age gracefully, without a trail of biting gossip. They have gray hair or no hair, and their paunches and domes are not critiqued with the same vehemence as the girth and coifs of their female contemporaries. They are deemed craggy,...
| May 8, 2015
| 3:04 PM
As the clock ticked closer to show time Monday night, May 4, at Lincolnwood Town Center, a group of about 60 fashion students from Niles North and Niles West High Schools took their places for the annual Niles Township fashion show.
When the stage...
| May 14, 2015
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I have trouble finding an eye pencil that does not smudge under my eye, even if I apply it only above the lashes on the eyelid, not on the lower lashes. Of the kinds I have tried, the Clinique pencil (New Black color) smears the...
| May 10, 2015
| 1:54 PM
Lilyan Alberts, who helped anchor Read Street in its countercultural heyday as owner of the shop the Clothes Horse, died May 8 of heart failure. She was 94.
Friends described Ms. Alberts as an educated and sophisticated woman who embraced Asian culture...
| May 9, 2015
The National Guard armory in Annapolis was a haute spot Thursday night.
Women in cocktail dresses swirled by on sky-high stiletto heels, holding Sloop Betty vodka martinis.
And these were just some of the audience members.
Over 300 people filled the...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 5:00 PM
"I don't go out to catch people," the great documentarian Albert Maysles once told a class at UCLA. "I go out to find them."
Maysles, who died in March at age 88, found an enormous variety of individuals during his half-century as a filmmaker, from...
| May 3, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Long before the rise of street style blogs, Instagram and other social media, Iris Apfel was the mother of fashion individuality.
For almost three-quarters of a century, her idiosyncratic style has inspired designers and store window displays, been...
| May 3, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Mark your calendars and program your smartphones to high alert. Mother's Day is next Sunday. Honor a mom, wife, grandma (or any other leading lady who has taken you under her wing) with a thoughtfully-selected gift. Ideas abound: a Chanel "Ladies First"...